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Minnie1956

  1 month ago

Growing Avocado from a stone

Recently someone (I think it was Rosemary) mentioned growing avocados from the stone, so when I had an avocado for lunch today I decided to give it a go. Fingers crossed it will work. Have you ever grown fruits such as avocado or citrus fruits from the pip? Did it work?
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LucieB87

  30 days ago
I haven’t tried, but I will now though Reply
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cooksonj17

  30 days ago
Have done this before Reply
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trevjohn

  1 month ago
Tamarind pips make neat little pot plants with loads of tiny white flowers, their leaves unfold at daybreak and fold up when evening approaches, so quite entertaining in a slow sort of way! I have never managed to over-winter them indoors though - presumably not enough of both humid heat and UV... The fully grown trees are some 50ft tall, so perhaps it's just as well. Unsurprisingly no fruit as yet! Reply
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PoohBah

  1 month ago
I have tried citrus trees, and they grow quite happily but are unlikely to bear fruit. Two developed an infestation of scale insect, so I put them outside to spray them, and somebody stole them both, which did at least solve the problem. I have a stone pine growing in a pot in the kitchen, from a seed acquired on holiday in Provence ; it's at least ten years old, and I should really like to plant it out somewhere, but I haven't found anywhere suitable. Reply
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Meryl10

  1 month ago
lots of different ones when I was a child, the citrus family have lovely green glossy leaves, but they never come to much in this climate, well they didn't for me on the kitchen window sill. lol Reply
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sueal1979

  1 month ago
i have tried Minnie and no it didnt work for me but then i dont have green fingers really Reply
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spartan3002

  1 month ago
I've never tried , but good luck Minnie :)) xx Reply
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Cuss

  1 month ago
I grew a peach tree from a stone when I was a child and it had peaches, when I married and left home my father cut it down. Reply
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bickler1

  1 month ago
Yes,the Avocado grew to about 2 feet high and a couple of leaves but could not survive our climate,maybe in a greenhouse it would do better.
Mrs B has grown a Fir tree from a seed harvested from a cone at Sandbanks,amazingly it thrives in our London clay and is over 6 feet high and growing well.
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Mags0

  1 month ago
Good luck Minnie, I've never tried as I don't like avocados so never buy them. :) xxx Reply
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